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8th Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Ikushi Prize (2017-18)

2018-3-9(Fri)

Eighteen individuals have been selected to receive the 8th Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Ikushi Prize (2017-18), including the following individual selected from Osaka University.

8th Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Ikushi Prize

Michelle Lee Sue Jan (Currently: Immunology Frontier Research Center) was selected to receive the 8th Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Ikushi Prize by recommendation from Osaka University.

Michelle Lee Sue Jann

(Department of Frontier Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences*)

*As of May 1, 2017

Doctorate Program Research Topic

Malarial parasite products cause chronic inflammatory bone loss

 

The Ikushi Prize was established to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Emperor Akihito's accession to the imperial throne through an imperial donation to support and encourage young researchers who continue their work despite severe economic conditions. This award was established in 2010 in order to raise the motivation of and develop outstanding students in doctoral courses who are expected to contribute to the development of Japan's academic research in the future.

The award ceremony took place at The Japan Academy (Tokyo) on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

References

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Regarding selection for the 8th JSPS Ikushi Prize (2017-18) (link in Japanese)

List of recipients of the 8th JSPS Ikushi Prize (2017-18) (link in Japanese)

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